Royal Opera House comes to the Old Auditorium at UBC

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 in Cinema, Royal Opera House | No Comments
Royal Opera House comes to the Old Auditorium at UBC

We’re excited to announced that we will be showing four High Definition operas from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in the coming months. Each opera will be shown in the Old Auditorium at 1 pm (except for Parsifal and Les Vêpres siciliennes which will begin at 10 am and offer a lunch between acts). Tickets can be purchased from university tickets. Just follow the links below to get your tickets today. Tickets are priced at $22 for Adults / $20 for Seniors / $18 for Students and Children.


Our first presentation of the ROH Live Cinema Season opens Saturday, April 5 at 1pm with Puccini’s Turandot starring American soprano Lise Lindstrom making her 100th appearance in the title role, Marco Berti, Eri Nakamura and Raymond Aceto in Andrei Serban’s spectacular classic production. Purchase tickets for Turandot.


Wagner’s Parsifal will be shown on Saturday, April 26 at 10am in a brand new production by Stephen Langridge. The star-studded cast features Simon O’Neill, René Pape, Gerald Finley, Willard White and Angela Denoke and is conducted by Antonio Pappano. Because of the length of this opera a delicious luncheon will be offered for purchase between acts. Purchase tickets for Parsifal.


Les Vêpres siciliennes, Verdi’s first five-act opera written for the Paris Opéra will be shown on Saturday, May 10 at 10 am and is directed by the hugely acclaimed Stefan Herheim making his debut at Covent Garden with this monumental work. The star cast includes Olivier Award-winning American tenor Bryan Hymel, Russian soprano Marina Poplavskaya, Uruguayan bass Erwin Schrott and German baritone Michael Volle. It is conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera. Purchase tickets for Les Vêpres siciliennes.


Mozart’s Don Giovanni starring Mariusz Kwiecien, Alex Esposito, Malin Byström and Véronique Gens will be shown on Saturday, May 31 at 1 pm. It is conducted by Nicola Luisotti and directed by Kasper Holten, Director of Opera, The Royal Opera. Purchase tickets for Don Giovanni.